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Sweet Briar leadership holds panel discussion following board meeting

February 24, 2018
Panel discussion

A panel discussion moderated by board chair Teresa Pike Tomlinson ’87 had College leaders address questions submitted by constituents for more than 90 minutes over lunch today.


Admissions Blog: I might have been an engineer

February 23, 2018
Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day

When I was in high school, I was a girl who was good at math. I soared through AP calculus, I scored higher on the math section than the verbal section of the SAT, and I was even on the math team (although not the only female, proudly).


NASA engineer’s talk at Sweet Briar sheds light on true story behind ‘Hidden Figures’

February 23, 2018
Christine Darden at Sweet Briar

Perhaps the most surprising fact about Christine Darden’s career isn’t that she had a weak background in math, or that she learned how to change oil as a child, but that she doesn’t remember feeling discriminated against because of her race or gender when NASA first hired her as a data analyst in 1967.


Virginia Center for the Creative Arts to hold salon at Sweet Briar

February 22, 2018
Rose Skelton

Three VCCA fellows will present their work to the Sweet Briar community at 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 1, in the library’s Reahard Gallery.


Sweet Briar’s IHSA team scores nine blue ribbons for another win

February 20, 2018

Sweet Briar’s Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association team finished its season on Sunday at the University of Mary Washington as the high-point team with an amazing nine blue ribbons and 44 points out of a perfect score of 49.


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